Press Release: Port of Oakland, partners spending $600 million on future growth

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland, partners spending $600 million on future growth Goal is to attract more cargo and move it faster Tampa, Fla. – Feb. 3, 2017: A Port of Oakland executive outlined a $600 million spending plan here today for […]

EBMUD Press Release: EBMUD confirms solid drinking water supply

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Press Release – Port of Oakland in 2017: the buildout begins for growth

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland in 2017: the buildout begins for growth Work ranges from Cool Port warehouse to raising cranes; Task Force asked to help Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 25, 2017: Port of Oakland executives are calling 2017 the breakout year […]

From Rebuild by Design: The Rockefeller Foundation Grants $4.6M for Bay Area Resilience by Design Competition

Contact: Stephanie Reichin C: 617.549.3745 E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com The Rockefeller Foundation Grants $4.6M to Bay Area Leaders to Tackle Climate Change through Innovative Design Competition Through the Support of The Rockefeller Foundation, Bay Area: Resilient by Design Challenge Aims to Tackle Regions Toughest Infrastructure Needs The Foundation Brings Model of Award-Winning, ‘Rebuild by Design Hurricane Sandy […]

Press Release: David Murillo Named Acting Commissioner for the Bureau of Reclamation

Media Contact: Dan DuBray, 202-513-0574, ddubray@usbr.gov For Immediate Release:  January 20, 2017 WASHINGTON – David Murillo has been named Acting Commissioner for the Bureau of Reclamation, which is the largest wholesale water supplier in the United States and the nation’s second largest producer of hydroelectric power. He will serve in this capacity until a commissioner […]

Port of Oakland Press Release – Port of Oakland trade transformed by California growers

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland trade transformed by California growers Farm tonnage up 233 percent in five years, now 53 percent of export volume   Oakland, CA – January 20, 2017: Agricultural export tonnage has grown a stunning 233 percent at the Port […]

Port of Oakland Press Release – Port of Oakland’s Chris Lytle: What a difference a year makes

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland’s Chris Lytle: What a difference a year makes State of the Port address highlights records in revenue, cargo volume, air travel Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 13, 2017: What a difference a year makes. Last January the Port […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Oakland International Airport Has More Spirit… and More Flights Than Ever

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Oakland International Airport Has More Spirit… and More Flights Than Ever Spirit Airlines adds Nonstops to Baltimore and Detroit for Summer 2017   Oakland, CA: (January 10, 2017) – Officials at the Port of Oakland announce that Spirit Airlines will add nonstop service to Baltimore/Washington DC and Detroit, MI on […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Port of Oakland set all-time record for loaded containers in ‘16

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland set all-time record for loaded containers in ‘16 Export rally, rising imports boost volume 7.6 percent, offset terminal consolidation Oakland, CA – Jan. 9, 2017: Loaded shipping container volume reached an all-time high at the Port of […]

Interior Sec. Jewell Issues Secretarial Order

Contact: Interior_press@ios.doi.gov WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today issued a Secretarial Order directing the Department of the Interior and its bureaus to take timely actions to help address the effects of drought and climate change on California’s water supply and imperiled wildlife. “Long-term drought, fueled by climate change, has adversely affected […]